local news briefs for 8-17
Teens encouraged to turn in cards at library
Area teens who turn in their TeensRead cards to Bud Werner Memorial Library before school starts are eligible for a $50 gift certificate. A completed card signifies the teen read 1,000 pages over the summer. The program is for children and teens ages 11-18. Every participant who turns in a card will receive a $10 gift certificate to his or her choice of Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, The Potter’s Wheel, Silver Lining, Quicksilver Boardriders Club or The Click. All completed cards also will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing on Aug. 28 for the $50 gift certificate donated by Wells Fargo Bank. Call the library at 879-0240, ext. 312, for more information or to get a TeensRead card.
Adult Flag Football deadline approaching
The deadline to register for the city of Steamboat Springs’ Adult Flag Football League is 6 p.m. Aug. 23. Team fees are $430. The season runs from early September to late October. Call the Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services office at 879-4300 for more information.
Ranch Rodeo entry forms accepted
Entry forms are being accepted for teams interested in competing in the Routt County Fair Ranch Rodeo on Aug. 20. The cost is $200 a team. Entry is limited to the first 20 teams. Events include penning, branding, steer tie down and wild cow milking. Call 276-3068 or visit http://www.routtcountyfair.org.
Volunteers sought for domestic violence program
Advocates Against Battering and Abuse is seeking community volunteers interested in helping victims of domestic violence. Advocates will host a 25-hour volunteer training beginning in September. Anyone interested in the program is asked to call 879-2034 before Aug. 25.
Young Life Golf tournament registration open
Registration opens for Young Life Golf Tournament
Registrations for the Aug. 26 Young Life benefit golf tournament are being accepted. The tournament at Sheraton Steamboat Golf Course benefits the Christian outreach ministry to high school students.
Registration forms can be obtained by calling the Young Life Office, 871-4822 or emailing YLSteamboat@springsips.com.
Teams of four or five players are preferred; however, individuals may register and be placed on a team. Five-player teams must include at least one female golfer.
Cost is $125 per player and includes green fees, cart use, barbecue luncheon and prizes.
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